West Yellowstone, Montana, is home to beautiful mountain ranges, hiking and biking trails, and blue-ribbon fishing streams and lakes. Enjoy the view of Hebgen Lake, located just 8 miles north of West Yellowstone. Ice moves off the lake in April, and by July the water warms for swimming and water sports. Hebgen Lake accommodates both large and small boats, personal watercraft, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, and sailboats. Watch the shores for wildlife, including otters, beavers, wolves, fox, deer, moose, elk, bear, bighorn sheep, and mountain goats. Hebgen offers majestic views of the local mountain ranges, the Lee Metcalf Wilderness, and the Continental Divide. Enjoy the majestic vistas, wildlife, and scenery that is West Yellowstone, Montana.